Nov 4: BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya is trending on Twitter for all the wrong reasons in the world. Vijayvargiya on Tuesday had triggered a controversy saying that Shah Rukh’s ‘soul’ is in Pakistan though he lives in India. After facing lot of criticisms, the BJP leader finally retracted his tweets on the actor saying, “My intention was not to hurt anyone. I take back my yesterday’s tweet.”
Khan had garnered criticisms on his birthday when he said that there is growing intolerance in the country. He had also said that he will return his National Award if required. Soon after which Khan was termed anti-national and Pakistani agent by various Hindutva parties. Vijayvargiya later also posted on the micro blogging site saying, “After Amitabh, Shah Rukh would not have been the most popular actor. Some people have drawn different meaning from my tweet.” (Also Read: Kailash Vijayvargiya retracts Shah Rukh Khan tweets, BJP says not its view)
However, BJP leaders left support of the leader. Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said what Vijayvargiya has said is ‘not the view of the BJP’. Trinamool Congress spokesperson Derek O’Brien said, “We have not seen what exactly he has said. What is reported is not the view of the party. We don’t normally comment on individuals also. We have no problems with Shah Rukh Khan. He is a great actor. Undoubtedly people admire him. But what exactly Vijayvargiya has said I have not gone through it.”
Now, after party leaders are no longer in support of the leader, Twitterati want him to leave India ASAP. Here are some of the tweets from Shah Rukh Khan fans on Twitter.